Public Health Midwife – Smoking Cessation

Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2025

Exciting opportunities are available for experienced, enthusiastic, dynamic, and motivated Public Health Midwife Stop Smoking.  This role will contribute to the provision of our Stop Smoking in Pregnancy service, delivered across the county of Staffordshire.

The main functions of this role are:

  • Be responsible for supporting the Stop Smoking in Pregnancy service to deliver and develop the programme throughout Staffordshire.
  • To delivery face to face and virtual appointments for all those eligible for the Stop Smoking in Pregnancy service, using behaviour change techniques to promote a healthy pregnancy and create a smokefree household.
  • To work with Maternity Tobacco Dependency Advisors, Maternity units, Midwives and other stakeholders to increase referrals and reduce health inequalities in pregnant people, household members/partners and post pregnancy.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have the ability to be flexible and work under pressure to achieve service delivery targets.
  • At least a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working within a hospital and/or community midwifery setting.
  • Have a relevant degree/postgraduate degree in Nursing, or equivalent/Registered Midwife (NMC).
  • Have awareness and understanding of Saving Babies’ Lives v3, Element 1 – Reducing smoking in pregnancy.
  • Liaise closely with Maternity Tobacco Dependency Advisors/Midwives to ensure a closed feedback loop in line with Saving Babies Lives v3 Care Bundle Display strong knowledge of the harmful effects of smoking
  • Be flexible with good time management and planning skills
  • Be interested in motivating and supporting both individuals and groups in community-based settings

Is this role for you?

If you are and would like to be part of an innovative and ambitious team, we would very much like to hear from you.

You should have an outstanding record, excellent communication skills, and a focus on detail and quality.

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Closing date: April 19, 2024 5:00 pm
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